Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville
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Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville

Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville

What You Need to Know (Besides That It Is Free):
The App

Get the official Nashville New Year's Eve app filled with a full schedule, information on artists, and more! Download in the App Store or on Google Play.

The Music

Keith Urban, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, The Struts, Amanda Shires, Bren Joy, Kalie Shorr, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and DJ Dave Audé will rock this year's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration!

The Details, FAQS, and Road Closures

Learn more about Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville and get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about things like the scheduleroad closurestransportation & parking, and more at:

visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve#FAQS.

Music City Gold Circle

While the event is free, you can purchase a Music City Gold Circle Ticket that will get you special viewing access of the stage and so much more! Check it out.

Nashville's New Year's Eve Guide

Flip through what you need to know for the Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight®: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration.

Your Invitation from Keith Urban

Keith Urban
See who's playing
Lineup

Keith Urban, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, The Struts, Amanda Shires, Bren Joy, Kalie Shorr, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and DJ Dave Audé will rock this year's Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration!

Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville stage
See the schedule

Get the schedule for Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight®: New Year’s Eve in Nashville so you don't miss a minute!

#NashvilleNYE Food Drive
#NashvilleNYE Food Drive

The Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight®: New Year’s Eve celebration is more than just music. It’s an authentic Nashville experience that is friendly and inviting to all. This year, we are partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to host a citywide food drive leading up to the New Year's Eve celebration.

Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville
Food, Drinks, & Fun

There's a lot of music, there's confetti, a Music Note Drop®, and fireworks. But there's also food, drinks, and whole lot more fun to be had at the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight®: New Year’s Eve in Nashville celebration!

See how much fun it is to be in Nashville for New Year's Eve!

Places to Stay

Find the perfect place to stay for your trip.

Music City Gold Circle New Year's Eve Party
Music City Gold Circle

While the event is free, you can purchase a Music City Gold Circle Ticket that will get you special viewing access of the stage and so much more.

Frequently Asked Questions
Does it cost anything to see the concert or attend the event?

No! It's FREE!

Parking & Transportation

Find out where to park, where to get a ride, and more at visitmusiccity.com/new-years-eve-transportation-options.

Where are the First Aid Stations?

We hope you don't get hurt this New Year's Eve but if you do, please visit one of our First Aid Stations located at 6th Ave near Jackson St, 6th Ave near Heat Tent, 6th Ave at Harrison St near train tracks, 7th Ave near Jackson St, and 7th Ave near the Beverage Station.

Is there a smoking area?

Yep. The smoking areas are at the Parking Lot near the train tracks at 6th Ave & Harrison St. This is the only area where smoking is allowed including e-cigs & vapor pens.

Why should I come?

Because it's the best way to spend the end of the year - and the beginning of next!

Is there an App?

Absolutely! You can download Nashville's New Year's Eve App in the App Store or Google Play.

Is there a picture-perfect spot to grab a snapshot to remember the event?

Yes! You can snag a shot at the GIANT Advance Financial Picture Frame located towards the back of the site near the front of the Bell Carillon, the "2020" Sign located towards the back of the Bell Carillon, the photo op located at the Social Media Zone, a photo op within the Heat Tent, and more.

Will there be bathrooms?

Yep! There will be bathrooms located along 6th Avenue, 7th Avenue, and Harrison Street.

Is there an area to step inside and escape the weather?

Yep! Two, in fact. There is a heated tent located near Jefferson Street between 6th and 7th Avenues with craft beer merchants inside. Also, there will be a large Heat Tent located along 6th Avenue.

Where do I go for event updates, schedule changes, weather plans, and for answers on anything else I want to ask?

Follow @VisitMusicCity on Twitter. We'll be sharing all the goods throughout the day and night!

Is there an official event hashtag?

YES! It's #NashvilleNYE. Use it in all of your posts and follow along for the fun.

What if I lose something? Where can I find it?

On the night of the event, you can visit the Nashville Information Booth located along 7th Avenue. You can visit the Visitor Information Center located at Bridgestone Arena for any items not claimed on December 31.

Is the event ADA accessible?

There will be an ADA viewing platform for those in a wheelchair in Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. It will be located on the 7th Avenue side of the event site. For information on the closest available parking lots or garages, visit parkitdowntown.com.

Can I bring a chair and a cooler?

No, for the safety, comfort, and convenience of everyone, neither chairs nor coolers are permitted. Please see the full House Rules for items that are permitted and not permitted at: visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/house-rules.

If I don't want to drive, what's the best way to get downtown on New Year's Eve?

For options on transportation, please go to: visitmusiccity.com/newyearseve/transportation-options

Who's performing?

Keith Urban, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, The Struts, Amanda Shires, Bren Joy, Kalie Shorr, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and DJ Dave Audé will rock this year's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration!

So, there will be alcohol for purchase?

Yes, alcohol is available for purchase by guests 21+. IDs will be checked for all those wishing to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Is there a map?

Yes. Stay tuned for those details.

When does it start?

The event site opens at 4pm on December 31. Plan to visit partner exhibits and vendor booths throughout the day. Raising of the music note starts around 6:15pm.

Where is it?

The whole party takes over Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in downtown Nashville.

Will there be a big, sparkly ball that will drop at midnight?

No, we're Music City. A 16-foot-tall red music note will drop 140 feet at midnight - it's Nashville's signature Music Note Drop®!

Will there be fireworks?

Of course! There will be a fireworks show at 6pm during the raising of the Music Note. Then, the midnight Music Note Drop® will trigger a fantastic fireworks show at midnight as we ring in the new year.

How old do you have to be to attend?

All ages are welcome. You must be 21+ to purchase alcoholic beverages.

What if I have questions and need help from a friendly face?

Make your way to one of our Nashville Information Booths located on site. Stay tuned for exact locations.

Where should I park?

To locate parking downtown, visit www.parkitdowntown.com.

Can I get official Music City Midnight merchandise?

Yes! You can purchase the official shirt, koozie, shot glass, magnet, and more at the merchandise trailers on December 31. One merchandise trailer will be located at 6th Ave near the heated tent and one will be located on 7th Ave between the Nashville Farmers' Market and the Tennessee State Museum. Hours of operation will be 4-11pm.

Can I eat there?

Absolutely. You will not go hungry on New Year's Eve. Nashville food trucks will be set up around the event site, serving local Music City food. Please stay tuned for exact locations.

Is it a family-friendly event?

Nashville is friendly to everyone. But please keep in mind the nature of the event: there will be tens of thousands of people celebrating at this event. Alcohol will be served. Music and fireworks can be loud. There will be a special Raising of the Note at the beginning of the night that families might enjoy.

What should I wear?

Be comfortable! Watch the weather and dress accordingly. The event takes place in a park and you may be on grass, so choose your shoes wisely.

Is there a special viewing area that I can purchase a ticket to?

YES! While the event is free, you can purchase a Music City Gold Circle Ticket that will give you special viewing access of the stage and more. Find out more.

Getting Around
Parking & Transportation

Find out where to park, where to get a ride, and more.
Read more.

Road Closures

Many roads will be closed during the Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville celebration. Read more

Thanks to our partners!

Jack Daniel's official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve
 
Dr Pepper official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve
Budlight official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve
 
Made in TN official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve
Tennessee Highway Safety Office official sponsor of Nashville New Year's Eve